Opinion

Editorial: Federal byelection, if it happens, is no reason for voter fatigue

If indeed a byelection is called to choose a Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP, we might as well embrace it

Editorial: Need to look at more than just emergency Malahat bypass

We favour options that offer regular alternatives, not just a crash bypass.

  • Jan 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

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Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences
BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.
Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

OUR VIEW: We all need to check our facts

Online commenting should be held to the same standard readers hold the media

  • Jan 12, 2019

COLUMN: Assessment hike does not equal tax increase

Your assessment only important in relation to your neighbour’s and how much your town wants to spend

LETTER: Andrew Wilkinson says B.C. minister’s pipeline protest visit a bridge too far

Premier John Horgan should remove Doug Donaldson from cabinet, opposition leader says

  • Jan 10, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Winter veggies still going strong in the garden

This winter has been so mild that parsley still grows in the garden and my lettuce has resprouted.

  • Jan 10, 2019

EDITORIAL: Weather extremes becoming the norm

People helping each other out makes our communities strong

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 6, 2019

Andrea Rondeau column: Putting together year in review an enlightening process

In the daily grind, stories come and go quickly and we’re always looking to the next publication.

T.W. Paterson column: Now is the time to ‘fix’ the Mount Prevost memorial

What better way to begin 2019 than with a golden, perhaps once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?

  • Jan 5, 2019

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019

Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Adulthood is better; central vac great too

It beats the hell out of being an improper teenager!

  • Jan 3, 2019

Eat more fruits and veggies, not protein

Let’s talk about real food, not imitation food-like substances

  • Jan 3, 2019

Woodstove was vital to surviving windstorm power outage

We had no power, phones or running water for over nine days

  • Jan 3, 2019

‘Holiday’ instead of ‘Christmas’ is annoying

I am sorry to have to say I am sort of happy that Christmas is over for this year.

  • Jan 3, 2019

You paid for their dinner at the Doghouse, Dec. 21

You should know that your gift created exactly the effect you might have hoped for.

  • Jan 3, 2019